Valur and Brondby: All the info you need on Hibs’ Euro foes

Brondby fans, bedecked in their traditional blue and yellow. Pic: Getty
Brondby fans, bedecked in their traditional blue and yellow. Pic: Getty
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Hibs are set to face Valur of Iceland or Danish side Brondby in the second qualifying round of the Europa League. We take a look at each team and how best to get to Reykjavik and Copenhagen.

VALUR (ICELAND)

Home town: Reykjavik.

Stadium: Hlioarendi.

Capacity: 1524.

Manager: Olafur Johannesson.

History: Founded in 1911 originally as part of the local YMCA and has won the Icelandic League 22 times.

Best European achievement: 1968, European Cup round of 16, beaten 11-1 on aggregate by Vasas of Budapest.

Nickname: Valsarar.

How to get there: Easyjet fly direct from Edinburgh, while Icelandair fly from Glasgow and Aberdeen.

BRONDBY (DENMARK)

Home town: Brondby, Copenhagen

Stadium: Brondby Stadium

Capacity: 29,000

Manager: Alexander Zorniger

History: Founded in 1964 as a merger between two local Brondby clubs, based in the western outskirts of Copenhagen

Best European achievement: UEFA Cup semi-finals 1991, beaten 2-1 by Roma

Nickname: Drengene Fra Vestegnen (The boys from the western outskirts)

How to get there: Easyjet, Norwegian Air and SAS all fly direct to Copenhagen from Edinburgh